Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem
About DP World
DP World is a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain.
We have a portfolio of 77 operating marine and inland terminals supported by over 50 related businesses in 40 countries across six continents with a significant presence in both high-growth and mature markets. We aim to be essential to the bright future of global trade, ensuring everything we do has a long-lasting positive impact on economies and society.
Our dedicated team of over 37,000 employees from 110 countries cultivates long-standing relationships with governments, shipping lines, importers and exporters, communities, and many other important constituents of the global supply chain, to add value and provide quality services today and tomorrow.
By thinking ahead, foreseeing change and innovating we aim to create the most productive, efficient and safe trade solutions globally.
We operate multiple yet related businesses – from marine and inland terminals, maritime services, logistics and ancillary services to technology-driven trade solutions.
Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2015, DP World handled 61.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across our portfolio. With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, the current gross capacity of 79.6 million TEU is expected to rise to more than 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.
Find out what it is about developing the best possible components for our customers’ engines that drives us forward and inspires us to excel.
News Releases 2017
DP World, a leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain, today demonstrated the most advanced container tracking solution developed by a port terminal operator under the theme of “Where’s My Container?” at Transport Logistic in Munich. The...
On Monday 10 April the first rail freight service from the UK to China departed on its 7,500 mile journey from DP World London Gateway rail terminal for the city of Yiwu in Zhejiang province, eastern China. The cargo locomotive, carrying 30 containers full of British...
The container shipping giant THE Alliance, comprising of Hapag Lloyd, K-Line, MOL, NYK Line, and Yang Ming, has chosen Southampton and London Gateway as its mainline UK calls. Both operate as part of DP World. This will be the first time that regular Asia-Europe...
DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd at the Exploring A Transport Revolution: DP World Partners With Hyperloop To Evaluate New Technology Mr Bin Sulayem: Smart innovation part of Dubai’s DNA and its contribution to...